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Winter in the Ripon Area

What’s Going on Now?

Ripon Skating RInkArtsy at Heart

  • • Visit the eclectic shops along Ripon's main street
  • • Take a historic walking tour (pdf)
  • • Visit the C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts for the Arts and the famous Van Dyke paintings there
  • • Grab a bite of dinner at Roadhouse
  • • Enjoy the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra (or other performance) at Ripon College. Or, see what’s on at Thrasher Opera House!

A trip around the ice & More

  • •Enjoy breakfast at Mr. & Mrs. P's Eatery
  • •Skate al the ice skating rink on the Village Green!
  • • Hit the downtown shops for eclectic gifts and unique finds!
  • • Gather for lunch at Knuth Brewing Company downtown
  • • Enjoy an area performance at Ripon College or Thrasher Opera House

Kids' Winter Delight

  • • Hit the Ripon College hill for the best sledding in town!
  • • Grab some popcorn and treats downtown (and maybe some lunch)!
  • • Lace up the skates and hit the downtown rink at Village Green
  • • Grab pizza and hoagies at Roadhouse
  • • Take in a movie at Campus Cinema


  • • Prepare for the holidays with a day of shopping and dining!
  • • Map out your shopping strategy at Mr. & Mrs. P's for breakfastt. Use our Visitor's Map to plan your adventure.
  • • Don't forget stocking stuffers at K-Mart!
  • • Stop at Ben Franklin/Ripon Drug and many other unique shopping opportunites in Downtown Ripon
  • • Take a minute for a meal at your restaurant of choice!
  • • Come back again next week!